Associate of Arts, William and Mary College, Norfolk, Virginia, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic, 1958.
Chemical engineer, Nval Mine Engineering Facility, Yorktown, Virginia, 1958-1962; aero engineer, member various publication reviews, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, 1962-1986; sub-system manager spacecraft materials, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, 1985-1986; engineering consultant, Eagle Engineering, Houston, since 1986.
Charter president Bay Area Lions Club, Houston, 1964. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1953. Member National Fire Protection Association (hyperbaric chambers committee).
Married Mary Eugenia Knight, September 27, 1944. Children: Carol Eugenia, Kaye Ellen, Mary Virginia, William Howard.